Stephanie Holdt succeeds Egon Krätschmer as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Corporate Board of Management of the Voith Group
HEIDENHEIM, GERMANY. Stephanie Holdt will be appointed as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Voith Group’s Corporate Board of Management. In the second quarter of 2022 she will succeed Egon Krätschmer, who is retiring as of April 30, 2022. Egon Krätschmer has been with Voith since 1976 and has been a member of its Corporate Board of Management since 2019.
“We would like to thank Egon Krätschmer for his dedication and achievements in his 45 years of service for Voith, during which he accomplished a great deal for our company. He has hugely contributed to keeping us on track of our path of profitable growth, and steered Voith safely also through challenging times. We would like to wish him all the best for his well-deserved retirement,” says Professor Siegfried Russwurm, Chairman of the Voith Shareholders’ Committee and Supervisory Board. “At the same time, we are delighted to have been able to gain the services of Stephanie Holdt, an acknowledged financial expert with national and also international management experience in prestigious industrial companies.”
Most recently, Stephanie Holdt was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of USG Corporation, a US manufacturer of construction materials based in Chicago. In this role Holdt is responsible for corporate finance, accounting and treasury activities of USG, and also headed the IT organization. Holdt has more than 20 years experience in finance and accounting. In 2019 she moved to USG from the Knauf Group, where she was Vice President Corporate Controlling. Before joining Knauf, Holdt held several leadership positions in the automotive industry in the USA and Germany, including at the BMW Group. Holdt has a bachelor’s degree in international finance and a master’s degree in economics from Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.